Certification of biofuel for commercial aviation use has been delayed until August owing to an oversight in the testing process. According to ATAG Executive Director Paul Steele, an error occurred in the testing protocol and USAF overlooked a test for contamination. Ironically, the missed test relates to standard jet fuel. Boeing Director-Biofuel Strategy Darrin Morgantold ATW’s Eco-Aviation Today that the tests were repeated by the USAF Research Laboratory and the report is ...

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